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#1 Mister Phes

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 08:34 PM

I've just seen my first Eurobricks Facebook Post since the forum upgrade:

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It seems Facebook uses the Invision Power Board logo by default because that's what is set in the template's header.

I.e. via this code...

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<link rel="image_src" href="http://www.eurobrick...meta_image.png" />

Perhaps it would be more desirable to either:
  • Replace the IPB logo with the Eurobricks logo.

  • Remove "image_src" line of code completely and then Facebook will parse the webpage looking for images to allow the user choose one.

  • Get really clever and use the IPB for the Board Index and homepage, but let the user choose when the image  they're posting a thread.  After all, it may be preferable to the display a thumbnail of a MOC for example, rather than a logo.  Assuming Facebook can extract the right image which is not always the case.
Maybe that was already on the agenda but it's something to think about if it's not.. :pir-classic:



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#2 Bonaparte

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 09:00 PM

Hey Mister Phes,

I was actually trying the facebook function of the new board exactly to see what would happen.

Just like you I think the IPB logo on the facebook post needs to be something else.

I'll request Siegfried  to look into this.

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#3 Shadows

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:26 AM

Anyone happen to know what size image it wants?

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:41 AM

Since no one knew or something, I just tossed a 70x70 EB logo into that file. It should do for now, but as there was no link, I can't actually check it.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 06:42 AM

The image is there now. Thanks Shadows.

Later on I'll look into Phes' ideas.





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#6 Mister Phes

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 07:30 AM

View PostSinner, on 14 October 2012 - 06:42 AM, said:

Later on I'll look into Phes' ideas.
Excellent! :thumbup:
I'm hoping you'll have it all figured out by the time I get round to designing the Pirate Forum Skin, so that'll mean less thinking for me.  :pir-grin:



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